Four walls good, no walls better

The very concept of what it means to be a data centre is up for grabs as multicloud strategies and edge computing change the relationship between organisations and their workloads. Ian Campbell reports

11th October, 2020
Four walls good, no walls better
Home working caused a spike in data centre demand that will have a long-lasting impac

To paraphrase Mark Twain, rumours of the death of the data centre have been greatly exaggerated. Almost a decade ago the big public cloud providers would have had us believe that workloads were all heading their way and as recently as 2018 Gartner proclaimed 80 per cent of organisations will have shut down their traditional data centres by 2025.

To be fair to the analysts, the devil is in the detail and they may be right on the...

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